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  • November

    • Biomed memory research

      November 08, 2012

      With the help of data collected from intracranial electrodes implanted on epilepsy patients, researchers in Drexel’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems are getting a rare look inside the brain in hopes of discovering the exact pattern of activity that produces a memory.

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  • October

    • bellyband

      Drexel Biomed Opens its Doors to Innovation Community

      October 10, 2012

      A wristwatch that can check your blood pressure, a belly band for expecting mothers to monitor their baby’s vital signs and a way for doctors to sterilize their hands without getting them wet – these innovations are just a few of the ideas that will be on display as Drexel University and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation provide a glimpse into the future of medical technology at the Innovation Technology & Talent Showcase on Oct. 31.

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  • August

    • iBE setup

      PEF breast cancer detection technology DoH grant

      August 20, 2012

      Physicians could soon have a new, noninvasive and radiation-free option when it comes to performing regular breast exams. A hand-held device, using technology developed at Drexel University, that can detect cancer by sensing the elasticity of breast tissue is moving into the final stages of testing and development with help from a Pennsylvania Department of Health grant.

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  • July

    • Dr. Dov Jaron

      Rio+20 Conference Focuses on Solutions for Global Sustainability

      July 24, 2012

      In 1992, the United Nations held a summit to find a way to lift billions of people out of poverty without exhausting the planet’s resources. Twenty years later, experts from around the globe—including Drexel’s Dr. Dov Jaron—convened once again to move beyond the political promises of the 1990s and begin accomplishing goals. 

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  • June

    • Drexel Hebrew Univ IDR Partnership Funds New BioTech

      June 13, 2012

      Four new methods for delivering improved medication within the bodies of suffering patients are now on track to be developed for commercialization as part of a research partnership between Drexel University and The Institute for Drug Research of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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    • Photo of graduating students in front of Dragon Park Statue

      Drexel Celebrates 2012 Commencement

      June 12, 2012

      Drexel University will celebrate its 125th commencement on its University City campus with five separate ceremonies honoring Drexel’s graduating class, June 15 and16. More than 5,000 students will receive a degree from Drexel this year. Drexel will award honor 17 honorary degrees to prominent individuals distinguished in their fields.

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    • Virginia-Based Start-Up Company Licenses Three Tissue Technologies Developed at Drexel

      June 04, 2012

      A trio of tissue engineering technologies developed by researchers and clinicians from Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are moving one step closer to becoming viable options for vascular surgery, skin replacement and tissue regeneration. Eqalix, Inc., a start-up company from Reston, Va., has recently acquired the exclusive licenses for these three technologies and plans to develop them for commercial use.

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  • April

  • February

    • Drexel Launches Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory to Develop Smart Textiles and Wearable Technology

      Drexel University Finalizes Deal with Shima Seiki USA

      February 27, 2012

      Following the signing of a groundbreaking, $1 million agreement with Shima Seiki USA, Genevieve Dion, assistant professor and fashion design program director in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will now have the state-of-the-art laboratory to conduct research for the development of new smart textiles, wearable technologies and to explore new methods of production that will ultimately impact a number of market sectors.

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  • January